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ASF Welcomes New NB Regional Director
December 4th, 2006
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has appointed Patricia (Trish) Edwards of Sackville, NB to the position of Regional Director for New Brunswick, replacing Danny Bird, who has retired.


Cash in Hand for Wild Atlantic Salmon On the Horizon
November 18th, 2006
Fredericton...The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) welcomes a one-time expenditure of $30 million announced by the Honourable Loyola Hearn, Fisheries and Oceans Canada in Fredericton that will benefit wild Atlantic salmon populations in the four Atlantic Provinces and Quebec.

New Yorker Wins Conservation Award
November 16th, 2006
The international Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) presented its Lee Wulff  Conservation Award to well-known New York businessman, Edgar M. Cullman Sr. at the organization's semi-annual board meeting in New York City on November 8.

Maine Salmon Conservationist Honored
October 23rd, 2006
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) presented its Roll of Honor to Gary Arsenault at the Penobscot River Unified Atlantic Salmon Banquet on Saturday, October 14th. The dinner was co-sponsored by the Eddington, Penobscot, and Veazie Salmon Clubs.

Catch and Release Fishery on the Penobscot Renews Conservation Spirit
September 13th, 2006
St. Andrews - The month-long catch and release fishery to open on the Penobscot on September 15 is eagerly awaited by the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF), the Maine Council of ASF, and the Council's 24 affiliated river organizations. "Catch and release is the key to making this fishery a success, and to ensure anglers can enjoy salmon fishing, following a six-year closure, for years to come," said John Burrows, Maine Council Coordinator for ASF.

LARGEMOUTH BASS IN N.B. RIVER OF GRAVE CONCERN
July 24th, 2006
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) captured a largemouth bass in the Magaguadavic River at St. George, N.B on July 11.

Les stocks de saumons vacillent entre rétablissement et extinction
June 19th, 2006
Un rapport de la Fédération du saumon atlantique (FSA) sur la santé du saumon atlantique sauvage confirme que la survie de l'espèce dépend de la détermination du gouvernement à élucider le mystère de sa mortalité accrue en mer.

Salmon Populations Balance Between Restoration and Extinction
June 19th, 2006
A report by the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) on the health of wild Atlantic salmon confirms that their survival depends on government resolve to solve the mystery of increased mortality at sea.

Elsipogtog Students Release Fish Friends
June 15th, 2006
Students from the Elsipogtog School at Elsipogtog First Nation will be releasing hundreds of Atlantic salmon fry into the Richibucto River at Harcourt on June 16 as part of the Atlantic Salmon Federation’s Fish Friends program.

Newfoundland Students Release Fish Friends
June 12th, 2006
Newfoundland students will be releasing thousands of Atlantic salmon fry into the provinces waters between Tuesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 15, as part of the Atlantic Salmon Federation’s Fish Friends program.  A list of release times and locations is attached.


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1-506-529-1027
E-mail: sscott@asf.ca
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Agreement on Greenland’s Commercial Salmon Fishery Reached Good News For North America
June 12th, 2012
West Greenland catch will be restricted to 20 tonne local consumption limit.


Join the St. Croix River Alewife Migration
June 8th, 2012
On Saturday, June 9, groups and individuals concerned about the future survival of native alewives (gaspereau) on the St. Croix River will symbolically escort this historically and ecologically important fish up the river. 


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Newfoundland Fish Farm fish Hopes to Sell Infected Salmon
July 10th, 2012
A salmon farm with iSA in southern Newfoundland wants to sell its condemned salmon for human use.


PEI Fish Kill Larger than Thought
July 10th, 2012
A PEI Fish Kill in Trout River a repeat of last year


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